Archaeological Sites Used in Entertainment

Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt in The Mummy Returns Al Khazneh, Jordan in Indiana Jones: the last crusade Alnwick Castle, England in Harry Potter Dubrovnik, Croatia in Game of Thrones Hadrian’s Wall, England in Robin Hood: the prince of thieves   Ouarzazate, Morocco in Gladiator Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), Bhutan in Batman Begins Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland…

Must See Castles in Scotland

Scotland has many castles dating from the 11th C CE which were used for defensive strategies. They are diverse in style and landscape, most with spectacular views. Balmoral Castle Located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, this estate dates from the 14th C CE where it began as a hunting lodge, and has since been in the British…

Spectacularly Photogenic Caves Around the World

Batu Caves, Malaysia Created 400 million years ago, this limestone hill is located 13km north of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India which is dedicated to Lord Murugan. Capricorn Caves, Australia The limestone Capricorn Caves, located 23km north of Rockhampton, Australia, is one of the longest…

Stone Circles in the UK

  Stone circles were a part of a Neolithic and Bronze Age (c.3300 – 900 BCE) tradition in Britain. They are defined by a circle of standing stones, where the size and number of stones can vary. Stone circles were not specific to Britain however, with other examples being found on Continental Europe, in Africa,…